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Deep and glorious, word victorious

Representative Text

1 Deep and glorious, word victorious,
Word divine that ever lives!
Call thou sinners to be winners
Of the life that Jesus gives;
Tell abroad what God hath given;
Jesus is our way to heaven.

2 Savior tender, thanks we render
For the grace Thou dost afford;
Time is flying, time is dying,
Yet eternal stands Thy word;
With Thy word Thy grace endureth,
And a refuge us secureth.

3 By Thy Spirit, through Thy merit,
Draw all weary souls to Thee!
End their sighing, end their dying,
Let them Thy salvation see!
Lead us in life's pathway tending.
To the life and bliss unending.


Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #251

Author: Theodor V. Oldenburg

Theodor Wilhelm Oldenburg was born on September 27, 1805 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He died on May 26, 1842 in Slagelse, Denmark. NN, from Cyber Hymnal Go to person page >

Translator: Carl Doving

Born: March 21, 1867, Nord­dal­en, Nor­way. Died: Oc­to­ber 2, 1937, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. Buried: De­cor­ah, Io­wa.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Deep and glorious, word victorious
Author: Theodor V. Oldenburg
Translator: Carl Doving

Tune

HERR, ICH HABE MISGEHANDELT (Crüger)

Johann Crüger (PHH 42) composed HERR, ICH HABE MISGEHANDELT for a hymn text of the same name by Johann Franck and then published the two together in his Geistliche Kirchen-Melodien (1649), a collection of psalms and hymns set for four voices, two instruments, and continuo. The tune has appeared in…

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